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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
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Hello all new to this forum I have owned my 2001 v star 1100 classic for 6 years and have just converted it to a trike




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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 10:58 PM
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Welcome and good luck with your ride. Ride safe

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Welcome aboard I wonder if we have any other Star/Trike owners here? You may be the first! Congratulations

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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 04:45 AM
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How much does it cost to trike out the bike?
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 12:59 PM Thread Starter
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Well I am a certified master technician so I disinged and did the build myself it cost about $2000 in parts (thanks to ebay) and raw steel and about 150 hours of labor it took just over 3 weeks to do and all that is left is paint
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OOOOH and about $900 for a (steer rite) raked trees
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 02:50 PM
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It's hard to tell from the picture but it is a true trike or did you add out-rigger wheels?



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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-01-2012, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
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Yes it is a true trike ... After riding with a voyager type trike (4 wheels) setup I desided to do a full conversion
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that's a lot of work to convert your bike. what led you to the decision to do it?

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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-02-2012, 02:30 AM Thread Starter
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This is my wifes trike and she has two bad knees and loves to ride so I converted it so she can still have her own ride
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